Infants are safe after SUV was stolen


FLORISSANT, Mo. ( — Two infants were found safe just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday following an overnight Amber Alert.

Florissant Police said a black Hyundai Tucson was stolen from a 7-Eleven on Dunn Road near Hanley just before 12:10 a.m. Police told News 4 the SUV had 2 infants, a 16-day-old boy and a 10-month-old girl, inside at the time.

The father told investigators he left his vehicle running and unlocked while he went inside the gas station, and it was gone when he came out.

Around 3 a.m., authorities issued an AMBER Alert for the missing infant. 

About 30 minutes later, the stolen SUV and children were found safe about five miles away from the gas station in Moline Acres. 

Authorities have not disclosed if anyone is currently in custody in relation to the crimes.

News 4 will update this story as information becomes available throughout the day.

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